Fujifilm X-E4

 
Fujifilm X-E4 front
 
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (Boost to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 364g - 121 x 73 x 33mm
  • Launched January 2021
  • Earlier Model is Fujifilm X-E3
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
Portability
86
Imaging
75
Features
88
Overall
80

Fujifilm X-E4 summary

Fujifilm X-E4 is FujiFilm's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera originally announced on January of 2021. The camera has got a 26MP, BSI-CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a max resolution of 6240 x 4160.

FujiFilm released this camera in order to update the older Fujifilm X-E3 (Read Full Comparison)

The X-E4 is placed #1 out of 108 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras & overall #37 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our collection. You should use our Smart camera search to see camera rankings based on your personalized requirements.

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The following is a chart of different factors used in the rating system.

Fujifilm X-E4 family

The Fujifilm X-E4 has a history of related digital cameras. Down below, you can find all previous and more recent models along with main specifications.

ModelVisualizeResolutionSensor SizeMax fpsReleased
Fujifilm-X-E4 front thumbnailFujifilm X-E426MPAPS-C20.0 fps2021
Fujifilm-X-S10 front thumbnailFujifilm X-S10
X-E4 vs X-S10
26MPAPS-C20.0 fps2020
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Fujifilm-X-T200 front thumbnailFujifilm X-T200
X-E4 vs X-T200
24MPAPS-C8.0 fps2020
Fujifilm-X-Pro3 front thumbnailFujifilm X-Pro3
X-E4 vs X-Pro3
26MPAPS-C20.0 fps2019
Fujifilm-X-A7 front thumbnailFujifilm X-A7
X-E4 vs X-A7
24MPAPS-C6.0 fps2019
Fujifilm-X-T30 front thumbnailFujifilm X-T30
X-E4 vs X-T30
26MPAPS-C20.0 fps2019
World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Fujifilm-X-T100 front thumbnailFujifilm X-T100
X-E4 vs X-T100
24MPAPS-C6.0 fps2018
Fujifilm-X-A5 front thumbnailFujifilm X-A5
X-E4 vs X-A5
24MPAPS-C6.0 fps2018
Fujifilm-X-E3 front thumbnailFujifilm X-E3
X-E4 vs X-E3
24MPAPS-C14.0 fps2017
Fujifilm-X-T20 front thumbnailFujifilm X-T20
X-E4 vs X-T20
24MPAPS-C14.0 fps2017
Fujifilm-X-A10 front thumbnailFujifilm X-A10
X-E4 vs X-A10
16MPAPS-C6.0 fps2016
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Fujifilm-X-A3 front thumbnailFujifilm X-A3
X-E4 vs X-A3
24MPAPS-C6.0 fps2016
Fujifilm-X-E2S front thumbnailFujifilm X-E2S
X-E4 vs X-E2S
16MPAPS-C7.0 fps2016
Fujifilm-X-Pro2 front thumbnailFujifilm X-Pro2
X-E4 vs X-Pro2
24MPAPS-C8.0 fps2016
Fujifilm-X-T10 front thumbnailFujifilm X-T10
X-E4 vs X-T10
16MPAPS-C8.0 fps2015
Fujifilm-X-A2 front thumbnailFujifilm X-A2
X-E4 vs X-A2
16MPAPS-C5.6 fps2015
Fujifilm-X-E2 front thumbnailFujifilm X-E2
X-E4 vs X-E2
16MPAPS-C7.0 fps2014
Fujifilm-X-A1 front thumbnailFujifilm X-A1
X-E4 vs X-A1
16MPAPS-C6.0 fps2013
Fujifilm-X-M1 front thumbnailFujifilm X-M1
X-E4 vs X-M1
16MPAPS-C6.0 fps2013
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Fujifilm-X-E1 front thumbnailFujifilm X-E1
X-E4 vs X-E1
16MPAPS-C6.0 fps2013
Fujifilm-X-Pro1 front thumbnailFujifilm X-Pro1
X-E4 vs X-Pro1
16MPAPS-C6.0 fps2012

Fujifilm X-E4 Pros and Cons

Below is a checklist of pros and cons of the Fujifilm X-E4 based on factors that are oftentimes considered necessary in a camera.

built-in touchscreen
display is selfie friendly
good resolution screen (1,620 thousand dots)
good video quality (4096 x 2160 pixels)
great battery pack (380 per charge)
has focus via touch
has HDMI socket
has manual focus
has mic socket
has phase detect AF
high fps (20.0 fps)
high megapixels (26 megapixels)
no anti aliasing filter
offers face detect focusing
offers tracking focus
quiet shutter (1/32,000 seconds)
screen size is good (3")
screen tilts
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports bluetooth
supports RAW formats
switch lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
doesn't have headphone socket
does not have image stabilization
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Fujifilm X-E4 Sensor details

The specification of the sensor in the Fujifilm X-E4 is 23.5mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 367 mm² sensor has the capability to capture 6240 x 4160 pixels and aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.

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The BSI-CMOS sensor has 26 megapixels and provides a native ISO range of 160 - 12800. This ISO can be widened electronically to 80 - 51200. RAW files are saved which means that you have wider room to maneuver in post.

FujiFilm opted to skip the anti aliasing filter for the Fujifilm X-E4. This might result in more clear photos but could introduce moire under certain situations.

The picture below displays the X-E4's sensor dimensions when compared to other common sizes. The X-E4 sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is highlighted in green.

Fujifilm X-E4 sensor size Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month

To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Fujifilm X-E4 dimensions

Fujifilm X-E4 weighs around 0.80 lbs (364g / 12.84 oz) & has exterior dimensions of 121mm x 73mm x 33mm (4.8" x 2.9" x 1.3"). The weight of typical Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 323g so the Fujifilm X-E4 is heavier in comparison with various rivals.

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The following is a visual of the Fujifilm X-E4 with a soft drink so you're able to get a feel for its scale.

Fujifilm X-E4 dimensions scale

The top view here will illustrate the button layout on the X-E4.

Fujifilm X-E4 topview buttons dials

Fujifilm X-E4 Lens specs

The X-E4 fits the Fujifilm X mount and has 55 lenses available to buy. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our database which will fit the X-E4.

ModelVisualizeFocal LengthApertureStabilizedWeight
Fujifilm-XF-27mm-F2.8 lensFujifilm XF 27mm F2.827mmf/2.8 78g
Fujifilm-XF-18-55mm-F2.8-4-R-LM-OIS lensFujifilm XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS18-55mmf/2.8-4.0 310g
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Fujifilm-XF-56mm-F1.2-R-APD lensFujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R APD56mmf/1.2 405g
Lensbaby-Sol-45-Mirrorless-Fujifilm-X lensLensbaby Sol 45 Mirrorless45mmf/3.5272g
Fujifilm-XF-8-16mm-F2.8-R-LM-WR lensFujifilm XF 8-16mm F2.8 R LM WR8-16mmf/2.8805g
Fujifilm-XF-50mm-F2-R-WR lensFujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR50mmf/2.0 200g
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Fujifilm-XF-35mm-F1.4-R lensFujifilm XF 35mm F1.4 R35mmf/1.4 187g
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Fujifilm X-E4 Connectivity

The X-E4 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes
  • Bluetooth Yes
  • HDMI Yes

Digital cameras with NFC and Bluetooth connectivity can be controlled wirelessly via smartphones. You will be able to send photos and at times adjust camera settings without the hassle of connecting straight to the camera.

Certain applications even give a Liveview and hit the shutter whenever you are not close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it can be attached to an external display. Most cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack with the USB socket.

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Fujifilm X-E4 Video specs

The max video quality in the Fujifilm X-E4 is 4096 x 2160 and you can shoot in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 2160p can provide a fantastic quality for video. You can crop to 1080p in order to get cleaner video. Beware of the massive file sizes and make sure you have got decent SD cards that have fast write speed. Even though the camera contains a mic socket, it is missing a headphone socket which means that you will not be able to check your sound levels.

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Fujifilm X-E4 Weather Sealing

Fujifilm X-E4 does not include environment proofing so wet conditions might affect the camera.

Fujifilm X-E4 Display and Viewfinder

The Fujifilm X-E4 has got a 3 inch tilting display supporting a resolution of 1,620 thousand dots.

The display is selfie friendly to take self portraits as well as group photos when required. Moreover the display is touch friendly which means that you can shift focus point plus adjust settings with your fingertips.

Fujifilm X-E4 screen and viewfinder Instagram's $20 billion Ad success

The ViewFinder specifications for Fujifilm X-E4 are as follows:

  • ViewFinder Electronic
  • ViewFinder Resolution 2,360 thousand dots
  • ViewFinder Coverage 100%
  • ViewFinder Magnification 0.62x

For bright outdoor conditions which make the camera displays washed out and tricky to see, viewfinders are pretty useful.

Fujifilm X-E4 Shutter specs

Fujifilm X-E4 continuous shooting speed is 20.0 fps. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000 sec. The camera also offers silent electronic shutter of 1/32000 sec. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter can lead to "rolling shutter" under certain situations.

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Fujifilm X-E4 Flash and Hot shoe specs

Fujifilm X-E4 comes with external flash support but with no integrated flash. The maximum flash sync speed is 1/180 sec.

Fujifilm X-E4 Autofocus specs

Fujifilm X-E4 comes with both Phase Detect AF as well as Contrast Based AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is more faster & accurate in comparison with Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera has got Face detect which makes it handy for portraits.

It has got 425 focus points to select from. Fujifilm X-E4 has tap to focus. You can easily use your fingers in order to shift where you focus. It also comes with Tracking AF for objects on the move. Fujifilm X-E4 has got manual focusing in case it is required in low light conditions or you need more accurate focusing control.

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Fujifilm X-E4 Battery life

The battery pack (NP-W126S) on the Fujifilm X-E4 is designed to last for 380 clicks as per the CIPA benchmarks which is above average when compared to its category. The usual Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 337. Samsung NX mini has got the maximum (650) battery life in this group of cameras.

Following is a listing of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras with the highest battery life:

Fujifilm X-E4 for different categories of photography

The following bar chart provides a summary of the Fujifilm X-E4 for different categories of photography. To look at more, check out the specific section below.

Portrait photography with Fujifilm X-E4

The Fujifilm X-E4 gets a score of 85 which is awesome, and means the camera is a terrific pick for portrait images. Taking portraits favors greatly towards sensor size, support for RAW files plus the option to work with off-camera lighting.

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manual focus
excellent sensor resolution (26MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
offers face detect focus
supports RAW files

Street photography with Fujifilm X-E4

Having a brilliant rating of 81, the Fujifilm X-E4 is a awesome choice to use in street photography. A very good street photography camera has a fine balance of picture quality plus portability.

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has a tilting screen
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
provides touch focus
does not have image stabilization

Fujifilm X-E4 as a Sports photography camera

A very high sports photography points tally of 81 indicates the Fujifilm X-E4 is a outstanding fit for photographing sports. A camera needs very good autofocus plus shutter speeds for sports photography.

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quiet mode (1/32,000 seconds)
high max fps (20.0 frames per second)
MP count great (26 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
features tracking autofocus
good battery life (380 shots)
comes with phase detect autofocus
no image stabilization

Fujifilm X-E4 as a Travel photography camera

Portability is pretty crucial in selecting a camera for travel. All round, the Fujifilm X-E4 gets a outstanding 89 for a travelling camera which makes it a awesome fit for your travels.

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great battery life (380 shots)
has bluetooth
has touch to focus
excellent MP (26MP)
display is selfie friendly

Landscape photography with Fujifilm X-E4

When you're planning to buy a camera for landscape pictures, the most critical aspect will be image quality. The Fujifilm X-E4 and it's excellent score of 83 as a landscape camera is a great fit among its competitors.

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manual focus
switch lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
screen size is good (3 inch)
excellent MP (26 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
doesnt have anti-alias filter
exports RAW files
good battery power (380 shots)
lack of image stabilization

Fujifilm X-E4 Vlogging highlights

A camera for vlogging preferably should have a articulating display screen, microphone port and if possible IBIS. Taking all things into account, the Fujifilm X-E4 is a tremendous option for vlogging as it receives a very high score of 82.

World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
selfie friendly screen
has touchscreen
supports face detect autofocus
video resolution high (4096 x 2160 pxls)
does have microphone port
lack of image stabilization

Fujifilm X-E4 Alternatives

If you are searching for alternatives to the X-E4, here is a collection of the highest placed cameras that fall into the class of Entry-Level Mirrorless.

The line graph here provides you a bird's eye view of the X-E4 versus it's top ranked competitors listed earlier.

There are a bunch of cameras you may view as alternatives. To browse through a detailed comparison, visit the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Manufacturer
FujiFilm
Model type
Fujifilm X-E4
Class
Entry-Level Mirrorless
Launched
2021-01-27
Physical type
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type
BSI-CMOS
Sensor size
APS-C
Sensor dimensions
23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor area
366.6mm²
Sensor resolution
26MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution
6240 x 4160
RAW photos
Highest native ISO
12800
Highest enhanced ISO
51200
Min native ISO
160
Min enhanced ISO
80
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Total focus points
425
Lens
Lens mount type
Fujifilm X
Available lenses
58
Crop factor
1.5
Screen
Type of display
Tilting
Display diagonal
3"
Resolution of display
1,620 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
Electronic
Viewfinder resolution
2,360 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Viewfinder magnification
0.62x
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating
not tested
DXO Color Depth rating
not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating
not tested
DXO Low light rating
not tested
Features
Min shutter speed
4 secs
Max shutter speed
1/4000 secs
Max quiet shutter speed
1/32000 secs
Continuous shutter rate
20.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation
Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance
no built-in flash
Flash settings
no built-in flash
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Max flash synchronize
1/180 secs
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions
4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 240p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Highest video resolution
4096x2160
Video data format
MPEG-4, H.264
Mic port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless
Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight
364g (0.80 lbs)
Physical dimensions
121 x 73 x 33mm (4.8" x 2.9" x 1.3")
Other
Battery life
380 shots
Style of battery
Battery Pack
Battery ID
NP-W126S
Self timer
Yes
Time lapse recording
Storage type
SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots
Single
Retail price
$849